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Things to do & see

There are many things to do at Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort. You could either choose to relax in the comfortable surroundings of our Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort or you could partake in the many activities that we provide here. Why not:

 

Motorboat Trips

The motorboat trip (at own risk) takes you along the numerous islands of Lake Bunyonyi.
2 hour lake exploration: 80.000,- Ugx
3 hour lake exploration: 100.000,- Ugx

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Fishing

Lake Bunyonyi is good for Yellow fish and Nile perch. You can rent some tackle for a small fee at the bar and give it a try down at the lake. Or you can rent the boat incl. equipment and guide.

 

Go bird watching

Why not spend a day watching the local birds and wildlife around the camp and on the islands. See if you can spot the easily recognizable white headed ‘Fish Eagle’. You can also hire a boat for a bird cruise on the lake. Even monkeys, otters and monitor lizards are pretty common.

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Take a Canoe

Explore the beautiful islands in a traditional African Canoe. The Birdnest @ Bunyonyi canoes at the dock are at your disposal. The use of the canoes is free (at own risk) for overnight guests. Ask the pool attendant to supply you with peddles and life jackets if needed.
Unguided use by day visitors : 30.000,- Ugx
Two hour trip with guide: 50.000,- Ugx

 

Mountain bike rentals

Rent a bicycle and go riding around the area

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Venture out for a swim

This stretch of the river is free of Crocodiles and Hippo’s but still swim at your own risk.

 

Explore the local villages

Witness the villagers’ traditional and simple lifestyle, which has changed very little throughout the past century. Spot the fish traps and fishermen at the rapids and watch the locals work the field.

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Visit to the blacksmiths of Bukona

A bodaboda (motorcycle-taxi) will take you to the village of Bukona along a scenic route offering beautiful views over the lake and its many islands. In the village the blacksmiths practice their craft the traditional way, using charcoal and pumps. This visit offers a nice opportunity to obtain some unique souvenirs.

Complete trip: 30.000,- Ugx/pp

 

Enjoy a sunset cruise

Relax with a drink. Watch the wonders nature. Witness the dramatic colour change of the sky on our river sunset cruise.

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Drift away at our campfire

Reflect on the day’s events in front of our “African TV”.

 

Internet

Enjoy free 3G internet access (Wi-Fi) with 2 providers to ensure always a good connection . Check your emails with your or our laptop.

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Pool Table

Have a nice game of Pool next to the bar.

 

Further Facilitlies

DVD player, DSTV, volley ball, foot ball, badminton, canoe, hammock, table tennis, sandpit …no charge.

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Gorilla Trekking

Ask the reception for more information on how to go and see these wonderful animals. We can arrange permits and transport. High season 650$ pp. + transport.

 


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